Lake Superior Sand Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 07/08/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Beautiful cottage on Lake Superior. The cottage is on 162' of water frontage with sugar sand beach, just 10 miles from downtown Marquette. You'll enjoy the sweeping view of Lake Superior, as well as Marquette sky line and lights. Casino is a half mile away if you feel lucky!

Keywords: Lake Superior Cottage

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 07/08/2016

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Loft bedroom with full bath ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Bedroom is located on ground level walk out...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

    On ground level walkout...moreless

  • Sofa Sleepers

    One queen sofa sleeper on main floor and one on ground level...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    In the peak of the A-frame is a king size sleep number bed. ...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    On loft level...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    On main level...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

    Outside walk out double sliding doors ...moreless

  • New, clean, with good water pressure.

Other Amenities

  • Fire wood available just about 3 miles east of the cottage. Please do not bring firewood if you live more than 50 miles away.State of Michigan Rule...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    I-tunes hook up to listen to your own selections of music or books....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Kitchen counter bar stools seats 4. Long serving table can be moved to accommodate more seating. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    This is a big plus!! No musty damp smells AT ALL! ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Two separate living rooms. One on main floor and the other on lower level walk out....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Feel free to bring your own or rent them in town. Easy access to the beach....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - May 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 6%


Please call Mark 906 362 8463 for last minute rate specials!! Good times await, well within your budget!

Payment Schedule: Your reservation is confirmed when we receive funds that cover the rent, Laundry fee, and security deposit We will e-mail or call you when we receive the funds. If you are reserving for a specific time period we recommend sending the contract and funds overnight or second day express mail to ensure you are the first to get your money in to secure your dates!

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sawyer International Airport
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Verling Restaurant and Sample Room

Car: Recommended

The City of Marquette has long been appreciated for it's' abundant natural beauty, unique climate, and the high quality of life that is enjoyed here. See our 'Points of Interest'

. Go around Presque Isle, walk up Sugar Loaf or just play in the water at McCartys Cove with the kids, or jump off the black rocks with the teens. Marquette has become one of the nation’s premier cities and has won a series of national recognitions such as “America’s Most Livable Communities”, Michigan’s “Cool Cities” initiative, and the “All-American City” award. See website for listing of all the awards.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: The owners, Mark (from Southfield, MI and Mary (from Green Bay, WI) Keegan met at Northern Michigan University and fell in love with the area and have been living in Marquette ever since. They have the best of both worlds, a house on the east side of Marquette and a cottage (or 'camp') as all the 'Uppers' call them. They have renovated both of there properties and love to share there hard work for others to enjoy.

Why the Owner Chose Chocolay charter Township, MI, USA:
Mark is an AVID boater but since boating season is sooooooo short, Mary convinced him that having a house on the beach would provide even more time on the water!! When driving by one rainy Sunday evening (after coming home from Munising to look at buying a 38' house boat), Mark found the 'for sale' sign out in front of what is now their beach house and the rest is history.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The most amazing benefit to this particular piece of paradise are the Oar boats that skim across the lake and the SUN SETS 'over the city', each one is unique and displays the most vibrant colors. Afterwards, the city lights come up just before the moon rise and if you are lucky enough you may even see Northern Lights late in the summer. Of course the sunset wouldn't be as spectacular if the light were not reflecting in the pristine waters as it laps up the edges of our endless beach...and this can all be seen by just sitting on the couch enjoying a glass of wine and the comfort of an air conditioned home (but I would suggest getting out and walking the miles of beach or like we so often do, just the property line). The other amazing benefit is that the cottage is so close to Marquette, a beautiful city that must be experienced. There is so much going on all year long. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our little place on the beach!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 07/08/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Sorry, but the boat has been moved!

    Sorry, but the boat has been moved!

  • Fun in the sun!

    Fun in the sun!

  • loft bedroom overlooking lake

    loft bedroom overlooking lake

  • downstairs 1/2 bath

    downstairs 1/2 bath

  • Red sky at night sailors delight!

    Red sky at night sailors delight!

  • A cozy night inside.

    A cozy night inside.

  • Mother Loon and her babies

    Mother Loon and her babies

  • Land of the midnight sun!  10:30 pm in late July, standing next to the cottage.

    Land of the midnight sun! 10:30 pm in late July, standing next to the cottage.

  • How cute is that?  Raspberries are there for the taking!

    How cute is that? Raspberries are there for the taking!

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen and eating areas

    Kitchen and eating areas

  • View from back door

    View from back door

  • View into full bath in loft and stairs to king size sleep # bed in the'peak'

    View into full bath in loft and stairs to king size sleep # bed in the'peak'

  • Sunset At Our Beach

    Sunset At Our Beach

  • View from the walk out lower level

    View from the walk out lower level

  • A light dusting of white!

    A light dusting of white!

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Lake Superior Sand Beach Cottage

Chocolay charter Township, MI, USA #179180

3 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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